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Take That to reveal all in ITV documentary

Take That to reveal all in ITV documentary
Take That to reveal all in ITV documentary (Image credit: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment)

Take That (opens in new tab) will reveal all in a new ITV1 programme documenting their reunion - as the band announce plans of a stadium tour next year. The fly-on-the-wall documentary charts the last 12 months following Robbie Williams' reconciliation with Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, Jason Orange and Mark Owen. It features the writing and recording of the new album Progress. The programme - Take That: Look Back, Don't Stare - will be broadcast on ITV1 in November. It comes after the boys were honoured with the Hall Of Fame gong at the Q Awards, where Robbie hinted the band might be back for good. On stage to accept the award at the central London ceremony, Robbie said: "Very happy to be back. First day and we've won an award." He added: "I'd like to thank my boys. Extremely happy here. Looking forward to the next few years." On Tuesday morning, Take That announced their Progress Live 2011 stadium tour around the UK next year, to include four nights at Wembley Stadium. Tickets go on sale at 9am on Friday.

Patrick McLennan is a London-based journalist and documentary maker who has worked as a writer, sub-editor, digital editor and TV producer in the UK and New Zealand. His CV includes spells as a news producer at the BBC and TVNZ, as well as web editor for Time Inc UK. He has produced TV news and entertainment features on personalities as diverse as Nick Cave, Tom Hardy, Clive James, Jodie Marsh and Kevin Bacon and he co-produced and directed The Ponds, which has screened in UK cinemas, BBC Four and is currently available on Netflix. 

An entertainment writer with a diverse taste in TV and film, he lists Seinfeld, The Sopranos, The Chase, The Thick of It and Detectorists among his favourite shows, but steers well clear of most sci-fi.